The Birds Transport & Logistics name, some assets and business, are believed to have been sold to HLD Group-owned Widdowson Logistics. The deal would represent an exit for Birds owner Ballyvesey Holdings, which purchased the loss-making business for an undisclosed sum in February 2013 from family owners Andrew and Delvene Levett. However, efforts to turn around the haulier proved elusive. In its recent abbreviated accounts to 30 September 2015, auditor RSM raised concerns over Birds’ future. The accounts showed that […]
The Widdowson Group has been appointed as the Midlands logistics partner for Waitrose, the first time a third party has been selected by the supermarket to cover this region of the country. Waitrose has previously only nominated carriers to assist with distribution work in the North and South of the UK.The contract will see Widdowson’s move full and groupage loads to Waitrose DCs in Aylesford, Bardon, Bracknell and Milton Keynes. Full loads will be taken directly to the supermarket’s DCs, […]
Birds Groupage Services’ auditor has raised concerns over the future of the loss-making company.